Board of Directors


Marcus Wilkins


Marcus Wilkins is the Organizational Development Manager for HCSS, a software development company located in Stafford, TX. HCSS serves thousands of construction companies across the nation with a customer base of infrastructure, heavy/highway, and utility contractors. Marcus played six years in the National Football League before retiring in 2008. Since retiring from the NFL, he has served as the Director of Membership at the Greater Houston Partnership, Houston's regional chamber of commerce and as the Director of Business Development at Atec, Inc., an aerospace manufacturing company. He is an accomplished speaker and facilitator of corporate programs focused on providing value to the business community by improving workforce engagement and change management. Marcus received his Bachelor's of Science in Corporate Communications from the University of Texas at Austin. He is an active member of the Houston NFLPA, Project Management Institute of Houston and member of the GHMA Board of Directors since 2015.


Jacob Melton

Amtex Precision Fabrication, Inc.

Jacob Melton is a native Houstonian who grew up in Sugar Land, TX and is President and co-owner of Amtex Precision Fabrication, Inc. Jacob earned his B.A. in Business Administration and German from Franklin & Marshall College (Lancaster, PA). He started his career in teh financial software industry with Thomson/Reuters in Washington, D.C. and then continued on with Morningstar in Chicago, IL. After seven years in the industry, Jacob returned to Texas and began his journey as an entrepreneur in manufacturing when he and his family acquired Amtex Precision in 2005. In his free time, Jacob enjoys the outdoors, 80's music, and spending time with his family. 


Gretchen Lawler

G&A Partners


Michael Veuleman

PKF Texas

Michael Veuleman, CPA is a shareholder/director of PKF Texas providing audit and assurance services to the middle-market with a focus in manufacturing and oilfield service industries.  PKF Texas is the premier middle-market CPA firm in Houston assisting entrepreneurial minded businesses with audit, domestic and international tax, and business consulting solutions.  PKF Texas serves public, private and VC-backed domestic and international businesses with resources through PKF International, PKF North America and the Leading Edge Alliance.   Michael is a native Texan, relocating to Houston from Beaumont in 1998.  Michael also serves on the executive committee of the board of directors of the East End Chamber of Commerce.   You can contact Michael at [email protected] or through his firm website: .


Jay Donnella

Extreme Technologies

Jay Donnella assists companies with the most effective executive operations and strategic advice possible. He is passionate about making a positive difference in this world, and the people in it!
Working with innovative, progressive, quality corporations, he brings the best solutions to fit their missions and values, and contribute to their success.  Having been a corporate consultant for over 30 years, he has always brought better, quality solutions to employers - everything always works best, when it’s all working toward the same goals! 
His company, Extreme Technologies (ETI) ( ), offers intelligent, thoughtful and best in class professional search and staffing solutions. Their expertise is building small niche project teams and providing search strategy and delivery for the top 10% of talent in the market.  Their business model is unique – they work with a distinct portfolio of equity backed or high-growth companies where talent acquisition is critical to the success of EBITDA goals.  Their clients understand how to win at all costs, and do not compromise when it comes to their people.
You can contact Jay at [email protected] , on LinkedIn, or at 713-857-2359.


Wayne Mausbach P.E.

Intuitivum Group LLC

Wayne Mausbach is Managing Partner of Intuitivum Group which helps small and medium size manufacturing companies realize greater profits by applying advanced manufacturing processes. The Intuitivum group utilizes the experience working in Fortune 500 companies to leverage the same technology to the smaller manufacturing companies. Wayne is a native Houstonian and one of the founding members of GHMA working with the  Society of Manufacturing Engineers. A Professional Engineer, Wayne is active as a alumni board member at the University of Houston. A passion for manufacturing and STEM education, Wayne is a eleven year judge for FIRST Robotics and continues to mentor students for a career in manufacturing. You can contact him by email at [email protected] or through his company website: